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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Whitney J. Griffin, Sr., 89, a native of Lockport and resident of Gheens, LA, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018.

Visitation was held on Monday, May 7th at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Gheens from 9 a.m. until service time. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at the church starting at 11 a.m. with burial to follow in Holy Savior Cemetery.

Whitney is survived by his sons, Whitney J. Griffin, Jr. (Henrietta) and David J. Griffin (Gwendolyn); 8 grandchildren, 15great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and sister, Shirley G. Champagne.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Lula Mae Grabert Griffin; parents, Opta Griffin and Selma Orgeron Griffin; daughter, Linda G. Matherne; son, Andy Michael Griffin; brother, Louis J. Griffin, Sr. and great granddaughter, Marilyn Grace Griffin.

Falgout Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.